Life Home & Garden

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Four of a kind: Homes along the Wild Atlantic Way

Magificent Mayo

Terryduff at Bofeenaun, near Ballina, Co Mayo: €650,000
Terryduff at Bofeenaun, near Ballina, Co Mayo: €650,000
29 Long Walk in Galway: €450,000
Drung at Redcastle, Co Donegal: €335,000
Knockrobin on Kinsale's Compass Hill: €1.1m

Terryduff at Bofeenaun, near Ballina, Co Mayo is a contemporary waterfront house on 1.73 acres with spectacular views over Lough Conn.

The fully refurbished and extended property has 190sqm of living space, and the finish is of a high standard, with features including poured resin floors, Philippe Starck and Vero sanitary ware and Casina Nemo light fittings.

Built in an L-shaped design, the heart of the property is a large open-plan living room leading to a kitchen/dining space that's geared towards entertaining.

The Leicht-fitted kitchen has Gaggenau appliances and an integrated wine cabinet. Two of the three bedrooms are en-suite. The property is centred around a south-facing courtyard with a garage, home office and utility building to the east. 

Agent: Savills (01) 6634350

 

Gorgeous Galway

29 Long Walk in Galway City is a large townhouse in the Dun Aengus development in one of Galway City's most well-known locations, adjacent to the Docklands and with south-facing sea views over the Claddagh basin and River Corrib estuary.

The house, which would benefit from refurbishment, has 120sqm of living space arranged over four storeys, with a hall and storage space on the ground floor, the kitchen, living room and guest lavatory on the first floor, three bedrooms (one en suite) and a bathroom on the third floor and a fourth en-suite bedroom on the top floor.

Long Walk is a few minutes' stroll from the centre of Galway City, Spanish Arch and Salthill Promenade, and numerous shops, bars and restaurants. Galway Cathedral and NUIG are also close.

Agent: O'Donnellan Joyce (091) 546 212

 

Divine Donegal

Drung at Redcastle, Co Donegal, is a detached modern home built in 1993 with 184sqm of living space.

The house has recently been refurbished by the current owners to take full advantage of the spectacular views over Lough Foyle and the coastline of Donegal. On the ground floor there are two reception rooms and an open-plan living/kitchen space, plus a utility room, study/fifth bedroom and guest lavatory.

Upstairs, there are three double and one single bedroom, with the main bedroom en suite. There is also a family bathroom. The landscaped gardens are enclosed on either side with mature trees and benefit from views across the bay.

To the rear of the property there is a shed and garage.

Agent: Savills (01) 663 4350

 

Cracking Cork

Knockrobin on Kinsale's Compass Hill is a detached three-bedroom bungalow with magnificent views of Kinsale, Summer Cove, James's Fort and the inner and outer harbours, set on a plot of 0.7 acres.

The family home is full of charm and character, with three reception rooms and three to four bedrooms, one of which is en suite. The main living areas are orientated to take full advantage of the views.

Kinsale is known as a yachting and deep-sea fishing centre, and also for its numerous excellent restaurants, pubs and annual gourmet festival. Local amenities include a good selection of shops, hotels and guest-houses, along with good schools and transport links to Cork city, 26km away.

Agent: Sherry FitzGerald Cork (021) 427 3041

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